A robotically woven carbon-fibre pavilion based on the lightweight shell encasing the wings and abdomen of a beetle is the second structure revealed this week from the team of architects and engineers at the University of Stuttgart
Designed by OSW-Open Source Workshop for the 2014 Milan Design Week. HELIX is a diffuse furniture system that generates a continuous interior space by adapting simultaneously to any vertical and horizontal surface.
University of Stuttgart unveils carbon-fibre ICD ITKE Research Pavilion based on beetle shells - The result is a double-domed pavilion with web-like walls and ceilings. It covers an area of 50 square metres, but weighs just 593 kilograms.
University of Stuttgart unveils woven pavilion based on beetle shells